malacoplakia


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mal·a·co·pla·ki·a

, malakoplakia
n. malcoplaquia, formación de áreas blandas en la membrana mucosa de un órgano hueco.
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Renal malacoplakia: Case report of a differential diagnosis for renal cell carcinoma.
Bacterial prostatitis, mycobacterial granulomatous prostatitis, malacoplakia, gland atrophy and necrosis have been noted to have imaging criteria on mpMRI that overlap with those of prostate carcinoma.
Atakan, "A case of urachal malacoplakia that seems like urachal cancer," Balkan Medical Journal, vol.
Haleem, "Renal parenchymal malacoplakia and megalocytic interstitial nephritis: Clinical and histological features: Report of two cases and review of the literature," American Journal of Nephrology, vol.
Renal parenchymal malacoplakia: A rare cause of ARF with a review of recent literature.
(42) Rare cases of malacoplakia have been described after corticosteroid use in treatment of IBD.
The gross appearance of malacoplakia varies from unifocal, multiple, and even widespread nodular lesions to a large, soft, yellow mass, usually covered by intact mucosa that may be centrally depressed.
Other variants are emphysematous pyelonephritis due to gas-forming organisms, xanthogranulomatous nephritis and malacoplakia [2].
This review will specifically address acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) nephropathy, acute and chronic pyelonephritis, renal and perirenal abscess, emphysematous pyelonephritis, emphysematous pyelitis, malacoplakia, diffuse and focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, fungal infections, tuberculosis (TB), and replacement lipomatosis.
Malacoplakia in the head and neck is uncommon, and malacoplakic lesions involving the thyroid are extremely rare.
Malacoplakia: A study of the literature and current concepts of pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.